Oren Oppenheim

Deputy News Editor  /  @OrenOppenheim



The Cultural History of Mankind?

Grey City looks back to the origins of the humanities and social science core curriculum to see what we've kept — or left behind — in two cornerstones of a UChicago education.


March 14, 2019

At Navy Pier, Bernie Sanders Talks Racial and Economic Justice, Says Years in Chicago “Shaped My Worldview”

“We have begun the political revolution, and now we’re going to complete it.”


March 3, 2019

At IOP, 2020 Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Highlights Gun Safety, “Intergenerational Justice”

The 37-year-old prospective candidate has also billed himself as being in touch with a “millennial” generation faced with rising threats of climate change, internet privacy, and healthcare access.


February 16, 2019

Uncommon Interview: Leon Walker, Developer of Woodlawn Jewel-Osco

The Maroon sat down with developer Leon Walker to hear his thoughts on investing in South Side neighborhoods and discuss his time at UChicago.


February 11, 2019

Leon Walker

South Side developer and UChicago graduate Leon Walker.


Feb. 12, 2019

Cold Weather Fund Aims to Reimburse Dining Staff for Polar Vortex Travel

A fundraiser has raised over $1,500 to defray transportation costs for staff who had to pay for travel to campus during the recent cold snap.


February 6, 2019

Woodlawn Jewel-Osco To Open March 7

The grocery store branch was brought to Woodlawn through the efforts of Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) Chicago.


January 22, 2019

Early Applications for the 2018-2019 Cycle Rise by More Than 10 Percent

University spokesperson Marielle Sainvilus confirmed that the College received around 15,000 early-admission applications for the Class of 2023 during its first early round.


January 16, 2019

UCM Doctors Perform Historic Dual Triple-Organ Transplants

UCM is the only medical center to have ever performed more than one heart-liver-kidney transplant in the same year.


January 10, 2019

UChicago Medicine Collaborates with Other Healthcare Providers

UCM's pediatric branch will consolidate its two northern-Chicago clinics into its first immediate care clinic outside of the main campus.


December 4, 2018